Definition of flashy in English:

flashy

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Pronunciation: /ˈflaʃi
 
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adjective (flashier, flashiest)

Ostentatiously attractive or impressive: he always had a flashy car
More example sentences
  • Parents and children watch as people compete for big bucks, expensive holidays and flashy cars.
  • Henry's flashy gold outfit was impressive but the best bit were his golden boots.
  • He had a job, a flashy car and the money to impress a young girl.
Synonyms
ostentatious, showy, bold, flamboyant, conspicuous, obtrusive, extravagant, expensive, pretentious; vulgar, tasteless, in bad/poor taste, tawdry, brash, lurid, garish, loud, gaudy, crude, trashy
informal snazzy, nifty, fancy, swanky, flash, jazzy, glitzy, ritzy, tacky, fancy-pants, naff, kitsch, Brummagem
North American informal bling-bling

Derivatives

flashily

adverb
More example sentences
  • At times they seemed to spend it flashily just because they could.
  • It ended as flashily as it had started.
  • Imperial Teen do it more flashily and interestingly, but the odd thing about Track Star is that it's precisely their lack of being interesting that makes them charming.

flashiness

noun
More example sentences
  • It's not known for its flashiness or for its amazing horsepower, and it's definitely not the most aesthetically pleasing car out there.
  • But this is not just flashiness for the sake of it.
  • Tai chi is calm and tranquil, and lacks the glamour or flashiness of aerobics.

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